Mother, Son In Court For Stealing Motorcycle In Osun

Mother, Son In Court For Stealing Motorcycle In Osun

A mother, Patience Ayube and her son, Josiah Ayube, were on Wednesday arraigned before an Osun State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ile-Ife for stealing a motorcycle worth N285,000.

Two others, Joseph Oluwaseun and Friday Emmanuel, who said to have conspired to steal the motorcycle, were also arraigned.

The police prosecutor, Abdullahi Emmanuel, while addressing the court, said the defendants conspired and stole one Honda motorcycle worth N285,000, belonging to one Emmanuel Akpan.

The prosecutor further accused the defendants of conduct likely to cause a breach of public peace when they attacked Akpan, adding that the offences were contrary to sections 249(d), 390(9) and 516 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Osun, 2002.

The defence counsel, Mr Olalekan Babatunde, urged the court to admit them to bail in liberal terms.

The presiding Magistrate, A. Oyebadejo, while ruling on the bail application, admitted each of the defendants to bail in the sum of N50,000 or a surety in like sum.

The matter was adjourned till June 30 for hearing.


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